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U.S. called for investigating attacks on Roma in Ukraine
11:40, 13 May 2018

U.S. called for investigating attacks on Roma in Ukraine

Amnesty International, a non-governmental origination focused on human rights, appealed to Ukrainian authorities with a demand to investigate the case

11:40, 13 May 2018

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The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine calls the law enforcers for investigating a recent attack on Roma. It was reported on Twitter.

US Embassy Kyiv Twitter

The message from the Ombudsman for Human Rights website, where the burning of Romany camps in Lviv and Kyiv was mentioned, was made public.

“According to the message received from public activists, unidentified individuals burnt a Roma camp located in Lviv. As a result, Roma’s property was destroyed, the residents of the camp had to leave the settlement,” Ombudsman’s message says.

The burning of Roma camp on Lysa Hora in Kyiv by the disengage radicalized individuals was mentioned as well.

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As it was reported, on April 25 the police opened two criminal proceedings on the destruction of Roma camps, which took place on April 21. This happened after the publications of a videotape of tis events, which shows the group of young people, some of them were in balaclavas, are chasing Roma people, throw stones and spray tear gas.

Amnesty International, a non-governmental origination focused on human rights, appealed to Ukrainian authorities with a demand to investigate the case.

Earlier, Andriy Kryshchenko, the Head of Kyiv Department of National Police, stated that the police have made reports on violation of public order on Roma people, which settled a cap on Lysa Hora.

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